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Pulse

Max Heine, Editorial Director | March 01, 2010

Safety restrictions that are prudent for professional drivers should also be prudent for amateurs.

DOT prohibits driver texting immediately

| January 26, 2010

Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.

Speakout: The Voice of the American Trucker

Overdrive staff | December 01, 2009

A trucker's kindness to a young man years ago is remembered. Also, truckers weigh in on electronic bypass systems.

Channel 19

By Todd Dills | November 01, 2009

Lending a helping rig   In Overdrive’s home base of Tuscaloosa, Ala., in September, truckers pitched in to help police foil a suicide attempt. As a man stood on the ledge of the I-20/59 bridge over McFarland ...

Pulse: Eye catching

By Max Heine | September 01, 2009

Texting made the crash risk 23.2 times as high as non-distracted driving for truckers. One irritant for professional drivers is being treated like some air-headed teenager with a new driver’s license. After all, you’ve been trained ...

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